Healthcare career exploration programs

Children’s Healthcare Career Exploration Programs(HCEP)offer two options for community members (non-employees) interested in exploring healthcare fields.

Observer Program

The Observer Program provides individual opportunities to observe Children's staff in order to learn more about their field and fulfill personal career exploration objectives. This experience is entirely hands-off, and is supervised by a professional. All observer applicants must be at least 16 years of age and have completed their junior year of high school. Positions are limited and based on provider availability.

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Healthcare Career Information Seminars

These seminars provide interactive learning opportunities designed to help individuals learn about specific health care fields, including educational requirements,day-to-day activities, etc. These seminars will be presented in a variety of formats (PowerPoint presentations,panels, interactive demonstrations, etc.), and offer the opportunity to ask questions of a professional in your desired field. Open to anyone interested in pursuing a healthcare career. Click the link below to view upcoming seminars: if you do not see your area of interest, please e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to inquire about future availability.

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